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Mary "Mamie" Dickens
Birth: Mar. 6, 1838
Death: Jul. 23, 1896

Mary, known as Mamie, was the eldest daughter and second child of Charles and Catherine Dickens. She was named after her mother's sister, Mary Hogarth, who had died the previous year. She never married, although she is believed to have received a proposal of marriage, which she refused because her father disapproved of the suitor. This caused her to suffer from a prolonged bout of depression. She remained with Dickens until his death ; indeed, after her parents' separation, she did not see her mother until her father was dead, following which she went to live with her mother's other sister, Georgina. Mary was the author of a book of memoirs, "My Father as I Recall Him." The memorial to the ten Dickens children, next to their mother's grave in Highgate Cemetery, North London, claims that Mary was "buried at Sevenoaks, aged 57." Her sister, Kate, is in the graveyard of St. Nicholas's Church there, but there is no mention in the parish records of Mary. (bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
  Catherine Thompson Hogarth Dickens (1815 - 1879)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Culliford Boz Dickens (1837 - 1896)*
  Mary Dickens (1838 - 1896)
  Catherine Elizabeth Macready Dickens Perugini (1839 - 1929)*
  Walter Landor Dickens (1841 - 1863)*
  Francis Jeffrey Dickens (1844 - 1886)*
  Alfred D'Orsay Tennyson Dickens (1845 - 1912)*
  Sydney Smith Haldimand Dickens (1847 - 1872)*
  Henry Fielding Dickens (1849 - 1933)*
  Dora Annie Dickens (1850 - 1851)*
  Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens (1851 - 1902)*
 
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Burial:
Highgate Cemetery (West)
Highgate
London Borough of Camden
Greater London, England
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
Record added: Oct 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6871575
Mary Mamie Dickens
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Mary Mamie Dickens
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Mary Mamie Dickens
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